Science happens every minute of every day in the world around us. In fact, the world is a giant science laboratory. Most often we are unaware of the amazing chemical interactions that are involved in our daily activities, such as cooking, construction and even breathing. This site offers five fun experiments that you can do at home to learn more about chemistry in the world around us. Enjoy!!


What is chemistry?                                   What is the scientific method?




        Acids and Bases                                   Disappearing Egg Shell                               DNA Extraction

Lava Lamp                                                        Slime




compiled by Kelly Anderson, University of Bristol School of Chemistry, June 2002, email: